WWI U-boat commanders

Heinrich Jeß

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/01)

Successes
44 ships sunk with a total of 121,088 GRT
3 ships damaged with a total of 16,220 GRT
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,125 GRT

Born:2 May 1884 Bordesholm 
Died:1 Sep 1962  

Heinrich Jeß

Ranks

10 Apr 1901 Seekadett
22 Apr 1902 Fähnrich zur See
29 Sep 1904 Leutnant zur See
27 Apr 1907 Oberleutnant zur See
14 Dec 1912 Kapitänleutnant
27 Jun 1919 Korvettenkapitän (Charakter)
27 Jun 1919 Out of naval service

Decorations

prewar  Order of the Crown
 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
31 Dec 1917  Royal House Order of Hohenzollern

U-boat Commands

U 7925 May 1916 - 20 Feb 1917
U 9611 Apr 1917 - 31 Aug 1918
U 901 Sep 1918 - 11 Nov 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Heinrich Jeß

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
14 Sep 1916 U 79 Counsellor4,958br
26 Dec 1916 U 79  Johan828da
27 Dec 1916 U 79 Copsewood599br
27 Dec 1916 U 79 Ida1,300nw
30 Dec 1916 U 79  Danmark1,875da
 
1 Jan 1917 U 79 Laupar1,407nw
2 Jan 1917 U 79 Older2,256nw
3 Jan 1917 U 79 Angela2,422it
3 Jan 1917 U 79 Valladares124pt
4 Jan 1917 U 79 Chinto Maru2,592jp
10 Jan 1917 U 79 Brookwood3,093br
24 Jan 1917 U 79 Nanna (p.)1,125nw
2 Jun 1917 U 96 Shamrock170br
2 Jun 1917 U 96 St. Bernard186br
8 Jun 1917 U 96 Orator3,563br
9 Jun 1917 U 96 Baron Cawdor4,316br
14 Jul 1917 U 96 Emanuel203da
21 Jul 1917 U 96 Paddington5,084br
23 Jul 1917 U 96  Radioleine (d.)4,029fr
29 Jul 1917 U 96 Anitra593nw
1 Oct 1917 U 96 Carrabin2,739br
3 Oct 1917 U 96 Hurst4,718br
4 Oct 1917 U 96 Rupee39br
4 Oct 1917 U 96 Young Clifford47br
6 Oct 1917 U 96 Bedale2,116br
8 Oct 1917 U 96 Greldon3,322br
8 Oct 1917 U 96 Memphian6,305br
9 Oct 1917 U 96 Champagne5,360br
9 Oct 1917 U 96 Peshawur7,634br
23 Nov 1917 U 96 La Blanca7,479br
24 Nov 1917 U 96 Sabia2,807br
26 Nov 1917 U 96 Drot2,923nw
28 Nov 1917 U 96 Agenoria (d.)2,977br
28 Nov 1917 U 96 Apapa7,832br
30 Nov 1917 U 96 Derbent3,178br
 
20 Mar 1918 U 96 Custodian (d.)9,214br
25 Mar 1918 U 96 Destro859br
28 Mar 1918 U 96 Inkosi3,661br
30 Mar 1918 U 96 Geraldine61br
30 Mar 1918 U 96 St. Michan43br
31 Mar 1918 U 96  Conargo4,312br
27 May 1918 U 96 Michiel Taal Johsz86nl
5 Jun 1918 U 96 Polwell2,013br
9 Jun 1918 U 96 Vandalia7,333br
4 Aug 1918 U 96 Reinhard239ru
7 Aug 1918 U 96 Highland Harris6,032br
14 Oct 1918 U 90 Dundalk794br
16 Oct 1918 U 90 Pentwyn3,587br
 138,433
45 ships sunk (122,213 tons) and 3 ships damaged (16,220 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
We have a picture of this vessel.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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